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Stress Testing
			: Principles, Concepts, and Frameworks

Stress Testing : Principles, Concepts, and Frameworks »

Series: Books

Author(s): Li Lian Ong , and Andreas A. Jobst

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2020

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484310717.071

ISBN: 9781484310717

Keywords: Best practice principles, credit risk, financial crisis, FSAP, information gaps, insurance, liquidity risk, sovereign risk, spillovers, stress testing

The objective of this book is to present IMF staff's further analyses and applications of these tools. Stress test exercises must be undertaken within a coherent and comprehensive framework; they must take into acc...

How to Operationalize Gender Issues in Country Work

How to Operationalize Gender Issues in Country Work »

Source: How to Operationalize Gender Issues in Country Work

Volume/Issue: 2018/031

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 13 June 2018

ISBN: 9781498309011

Keywords: Total factor productivity, Labor force participation, Labor market reforms, Manpower training, Financial management information systems, gender gap, gender inequality, gender issue, article IV, article IV consultation

"Reducing gender gaps can have important economic benefits. Gender gaps remain significant on a global scale, both with respect to opportunities and outcomes. For example, gender-based legal restrictions in many pa...

The IMF's Financial Surveillance Work Agenda

The IMF's Financial Surveillance Work Agenda »

Source: The IMF's Financial Surveillance Work Agenda

Volume/Issue: 2012/085

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 04 October 2012

ISBN: 9781498340731

Keywords: Collaboration with other international organizations, Collaboration with World Bank, Financial sector, Financial stability, Fund role, Risk management, Surveillance, Financial regulation and supervision, External sector, Financial systems

The Fund has the responsibility to ensure the effective operation of the international monetary system, thereby promoting economic and financial stability and growth. The recent crisis was a reminder that these goa...

Policy Support and Signaling in Low-Income Countries

Policy Support and Signaling in Low-Income Countries »

Source: Policy Support and Signaling in Low-Income Countries

Volume/Issue: 2005/080

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 06 October 2005

ISBN: 9781498331487

Keywords: Policy Support Instrument, Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility, Economic conditions, Economic policy, Balance of payments, Development policy, Foreign exchange, Low income developing countries, PRGF, fund arrangement

This paper explores how the Fund's instruments and practices might be adapted to support sound policies in low-income members, in particular those that do not have a need or want to use Fund resources....

Proposed Steps to Address Excessive Delays in the Completion of Article IV Consultations

Proposed Steps to Address Excessive Delays in the Completion of Article IV Consultations »

Source: Proposed Steps to Address Excessive Delays in the Completion of Article IV Consultations

Volume/Issue: 2012/009

Series: Policy Papers

Author(s): International Monetary Fund. Legal Dept.;International Monetary Fund. Strategy, Policy, & Review Department

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 02 March 2012

ISBN: 9781498340915

Keywords: Article IV consultation procedures, Article IV consultations, Bilateral surveillance, Executive Board decisions, Executive Board discussion postponement, Lapse of time approval, Notification of delay, Macroprudential policies and financial stability, Financial systems, Financial sector

Bilateral surveillance is mandatory for both the Fund and its members, and all members have an obligation to consult with the Fund for this purpose.3 Periodic consultations with members on their policies and access...

Chapter 5 G20 Data Gaps Initiative II: Meeting the Policy Challenge

Chapter 5 G20 Data Gaps Initiative II: Meeting the Policy Challenge »

Source: Stress Testing : Principles, Concepts, and Frameworks

Series: Books

Author(s): Li Lian Ong , and Andreas A. Jobst

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2020

ISBN: 9781484310717

Keywords: Best practice principles, credit risk, financial crisis, FSAP, information gaps, insurance, liquidity risk, sovereign risk, spillovers, stress testing

The G20 Data Gaps Initiative (DGI), which aimed at addressing the information needs that were revealed by the 2007–08 global financial crisis, concluded its first ph...

Chapter 6 Ring-Fencing and Consolidated Banks’ Stress Tests

Chapter 6 Ring-Fencing and Consolidated Banks’ Stress Tests »

Source: Stress Testing : Principles, Concepts, and Frameworks

Series: Books

Author(s): Li Lian Ong , and Andreas A. Jobst

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2020

ISBN: 9781484310717

Keywords: Best practice principles, credit risk, financial crisis, FSAP, information gaps, insurance, liquidity risk, sovereign risk, spillovers, stress testing

The recent crisis has spurred the use of bank stress tests as a crisis management and early warning tool. However, a weakness is that current stress tests are based...

Chapter 4 The Global Macro-Financial Model: A Stress Test Scenario Simulation Tool

Chapter 4 The Global Macro-Financial Model: A Stress Test Scenario Simulation Tool »

Source: Stress Testing : Principles, Concepts, and Frameworks

Series: Books

Author(s): Li Lian Ong , and Andreas A. Jobst

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2020

ISBN: 9781484310717

Keywords: Best practice principles, credit risk, financial crisis, FSAP, information gaps, insurance, liquidity risk, sovereign risk, spillovers, stress testing

This chapter presents the global macro-financial model (GFM) and discusses its application to simulating banking sector solvency stress test scenarios. The GFM is a...

Chapter 10 Revisiting Risk-Weighted Assets: Why Do RWAs Differ across Countries and What Can Be Done about It

Chapter 10 Revisiting Risk-Weighted Assets: Why Do RWAs Differ across Countries and What Can Be Done about It »

Source: Stress Testing : Principles, Concepts, and Frameworks

Series: Books

Author(s): Li Lian Ong , and Andreas A. Jobst

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2020

ISBN: 9781484310717

Keywords: Best practice principles, credit risk, financial crisis, FSAP, information gaps, insurance, liquidity risk, sovereign risk, spillovers, stress testing

This chapter provides an overview of the concerns about differences in the calculation of risk-weighted assets across banks and jurisdictions and how they might unde...

Chapter 13 Real and Financial Vulnerabilities from Cross-Border Banking Linkages

Chapter 13 Real and Financial Vulnerabilities from Cross-Border Banking Linkages »

Source: Stress Testing : Principles, Concepts, and Frameworks

Series: Books

Author(s): Li Lian Ong , and Andreas A. Jobst

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 03 September 2020

ISBN: 9781484310717

Keywords: Best practice principles, credit risk, financial crisis, FSAP, information gaps, insurance, liquidity risk, sovereign risk, spillovers, stress testing

This chapter looks at the vulnerabilities stemming from banking sector linkages between countries and their macroeconomic effects. It finds that credit risks (from a...